Wine Experts take a sip of the 170-Year-Old Oh-so-Good Champagne

April 21, 2015 10:36 PM

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Scientists never thought that they’ll be unearthing 14 cases of 170-year-old champagnes at a shipwreck site off the coast of Finland on the bottom of the Baltic Sea. And now, wine experts were given a chance to take a sip of the wine that gracefully aged over time, and what they described as how a good wine should taste like.

Experts have no words far from “excellent” to describe the taste of the champagne, which is now the world’s oldest and most expensive champagne. It was made by French chateau Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin over a century ago, and some bottles being auctioned with a whooping price tag of $32,725 USD.

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